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May 4, 2016

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May 4, 2016

Customized Snacks Created Through 3D Food Printing

May 3, 2016 — Scientists are aiming to develop advanced food manufacturing technologies by combining expertise in food, material science and 3D printing technology. Healthy snacks with great textures are in ... read more

May 2, 2016 — Bioplastic packaging that extends the shelf life of food and tells us when it is no longer fit to eat will result in less ... read more

Apr. 29, 2016 — Engineers are using nanoparticle technology in an effort to meet the ever-increasing demand for food. Their innovative technique boosts the growth of a protein-rich bean by improving the way it ... read more

Recipes: The Secret World of the Early Modern Kitchen

Apr. 27, 2016 — Shakespearean-era recipes offer much more than the history of puddings and pies. They also capture a surprisingly creative and intellectually-rich world of the early modern English housewife, ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — Longer parboiling processes at higher temperatures cause more micronutrients to migrate from a rice grain's outer bran layer into the starchy core, food scientists ... read more

Bored People Reach for the Chips

Apr. 27, 2016 — People crave fatty and sugary foods when they are ... read more

Apr. 26, 2016 — Food scientists have discovered how to add carrot pomace -- the pulpy leftover from juicing the veggies -- to cornstarch, increasing the nutrition and 'puffiness' of snack ... read more

Investigators Reduce Sugar Content of Yogurt Without Reducing Sweetness

Apr. 22, 2016 — A team from a Danish food ingredients company has manipulated the metabolic properties of yogurt-producing bacteria to sweeten the yogurt naturally, while reducing sugar in the final product. Similar ... read more

Changing the World, One Fridge at a Time

Apr. 22, 2016 — To help change the world, have a look inside your fridge -- this is one of the messages contained in a new article. Food waste has attained monumental proportions in both the developed and developing ... read more

Crayfish May Help Restore Dirty Streams

Apr. 21, 2016 — While macroinvertebrates are a tasty food source for crayfish, a new study reveals a surprising finding: when crayfish were present in in-stream experimental enclosures, macroinvertebrate density was ... read more

Tap Water, Table Salt May Be Safer, Cheaper for Milk Production Cleanup

Apr. 20, 2016 — A safer option for cleaning milking systems on dairy farms may also decrease cleaning time and cost, according to a team engineers. The researchers studied the effectiveness of the first three cycles ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — The ability to adapt to changes in the environment is key to survival, but this type of behavioral flexibility is often impaired in older individuals. A study in mice shows that the age-related ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Carotenoids, which are found at various levels in different banana cultivars, are important vitamin precursors for eye health. In a new study, researchers report a new understanding of how the fruit ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Baboons learn about food locations socially through monitoring the behavior of those around them. While proximity to others is the key to acquiring information, research shows that accessing food ... read more

Feeding the World Without Further Deforestation Is Possible

Apr. 19, 2016 — Deforestation is necessary to feed the growing global population – this is a common belief that has now been disproven by researchers. In a new study, they present results that reveal that it is ... read more

Watercress Extract Detoxifies Carcinogens in Smokers, Clinical Trial Demonstrates

Apr. 19, 2016 — Watercress extract taken multiple times a day significantly inhibits the activation of a tobacco-derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers, researchers demonstrated in a phase II clinical ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — A team of scientists is turning to the combined knowledge of the global scientific community to address an emerging threat to Asian ... read more

Compound from Hops Lowers Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Weight Gain

Apr. 19, 2016 — A recent study has identified specific intake levels of xanthohumol, a natural flavonoid found in hops, that significantly improved some of the underlying markers of metabolic syndrome in laboratory ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — A new study shows that eating vegetables and fruits grown in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater exposes consumers to minute quantities of carbamazepine, an anti-epileptic drug commonly ... read more

Florida Citrus Growers: 80 Percent of Trees Infected by Greening

Apr. 18, 2016 — Florida's citrus growers say as much as 90 percent of their acreage and 80 percent of their trees are infected by the deadly greening disease, which is making a huge dent in the state's ... read more

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